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with an apartment building, rupturing gas meters on the 600-block of hot springs road right after 10 o-clock tonight. carson fire is evacuating an apartment building... and hot springs road between roop street and tiger road is closed. we will continue to monitor the situation and keep you updated on our website at ktvn dot com. developing right now in oregon--it looks like the standoff between an armed militia and federal authorities may soon come to an end. after they were surrounded by the f-b-i tonight.. the last four remaining occupiers say they will turn themselves in tomorrow. the tense standoff between law enforcement officers and the four holdouts played out for hours via a livestream on the internet. joining in on an open phone call was nevada state assemblywoman michele fiore.. who negotiated with the militants while on her way to the refuge to advocate for the group. fiore can be heard repeatedly asking the
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she even offers to join them and escort them off the refuge herself. fiore: "okay listen to me the roads are blocked. they're not letting anyone in or out. the only way i'm going to get there is with an fbi escort, and i am willing to do that, but they have to be willing to.
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continue through the weekend, with a record high temperature on friday a possibility. highs will climb into the mid-60s thursday and could reach 68 by friday, topping the old record by a degree. very slight cooling comes in over the weekend, but that will only drop the highs into the lower 60s. conditions stay dry into next week, but a couple of storm fronts seem ready to move through the region
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south lake tahoe is hoping to create a more successful mountain resort community with the highway 50 revitalization project. tonight transportation officials answered questions about possible construction being considered to make downtown more pedestrian friendly. amanda ketchledge attended the community meeting and joins us live in the newsroom with more. amanda-- landon-- residents and business owners weren't allowed to comment tonight, but they were allowed to submit their questions to get answered about this project and how it will impact the environment and the economy. "we would have to put together a variety of funding sources." funding for this 75 million dollar project was just one of the questions raised by community members. jenna palacio, south lake tahoe resident: "i like the project but i have concerns about low income housing, things like addressing our public
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this outdoor recreation town that we're striving to become." the tahoe transportation district is hoping to approve one of four development options...with the goal of creating a main street in south shore. carl hasty, district manager tahoe transportation district: "those five lanes that go through the core right now would actually be able to be narrowed up, bring the sidewalks out, make it a whole lot more pedestrian orientated." a possible roundabout at this intersection is just one option considered for more mountain and lake access. but carl hasty, the district manager for the transportation district says the potential reroute could displace residents in outdated homes. carl hasty, district manager tahoe transportation district: "the project is going to require right away acquisition on the california side, which means a lot of old housing that's there would have to be acquired. we would be responsible for replacing much of that, as well as relocating residents in there." hasty says new workforce, senior and commercial space would be added. but one resident likes the concept of changing the roads for more safety. steve tancredy, south lake tahoe resident: "i'm looking for this project to relieve all the traffic off the residential streets."
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project will bring more visitors and residents if the area is changed. b gorman, president/ceo tahoe chamber: "creating a pedestrian friendly area, facilitates people getting out of their cars, walking around, actually going into shops, instead of just driving by them." project developers hope to prepare an environmental impact study for the public to look over this spring. then a construction plan will be subject to approval in late summer. covering the story, amanda ketchledge, channel 2 news. thanks amanda. in campaign 2016... the republican presidential field shrunk yet again today. carly fiorina and chris christie both announced they are ending their white house runs. christie and fiorina finished sixth and seventh, respectively, in the new hampshire primary yesterday. and carly fiorina has also cancelled her appearance at the atlantis in reno on february 17th. meanwhile donald trump and bernie sanders are looking to repeat their victories after very strong finishes in new hampshire last night.. as the race makes its way closer to
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bernie sanders is working on keeping up the momentum from his win over hillary clinton . but to repeat his success in south carolina, sanders will need to win over african americans, who cast the majority of democratic votes there. meanwhile donald trump is predicting a win in south carolina's primary a week from saturday- and beyond. the virginia primary is part of super tuesday on march 1, while the michigan primary is a week later. and last night's primary in new hampshire brings the candidates one step closer to nevada. nevada is the first in the west caucus for the candidates. and it also presents the candidates with a completely different demographic. and that test is expected to keep the nation's eyes fixed on us. lokken:"nevada as a front-loaded caucus state...along with the early primary state has a 4 times greater influence on picking the nominee of each party than if we waited til april or may." and nevada's chance to make a
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democrats caucus on saturday february 20-th and republicans on tuesday february 23-rd. and c-b-s political director john dickerson will moderate the last republican debate before south carolina's primary this saturday. coverage starts at 6 p-m... only on c-b-s. turning to the crime beat now... the carson city sheriff's office has arrested five people they say were involved in trafficking crystal meth. the suspects are 35-year-old ruben desantiago-gonzales, 24- year-old jesus medina, 44-year old filiberto gonzales-ramirez 52-year-old hermilio desantiago-lopez, and 36-year-old vicente hernandez- rodriguez carson city sheriff ken furlong says a trafficking level of drugs was seized from three apartments in the complex.. where many familiies with children live. sheriff furlong says all targeted suspects were arrested... successfully shutting down a 4 month operation. today reno police named a suspect in connection with a
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that put three schools on lockdown yesterday. police have identified the suspect as 19-year-old rylin wolfe. he is described as 5 foot six inches tall with brown hair and blue eyes. he is considered armed and dangerous. police say around 10-30 a-m... they tried to make contact with wolfe while investigating a stolen vehicle case, but he ran away. investigators say he stole another vehicle that was left running in a driveway and he drove through a residential area... where police called off the chase for the public's safety. anyone with more information is asked to call secret witness at 3-2-2 49-hundred... or text your tip to 8-4-7.. 4-1-1. coming up next - the feds are fed up with the city of ferguson. how they're taking major action, in
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today u-s attorney general loretta lynch announced the department of justice is suing the city. lynch: "today the department of justice is filing a lawsuit in federal district court against the city of ferguson, missouri alleging a pattern of practice of law enforcement conduct that violates the first, the fourth and the fourteenth amendments of the constitution and federal civil rights laws. for months the department of justice negotiated a deal with the city of ferguson - over reforms to its police force and municipal court system. but yesterday... the ferguson city council voted to change the terms of the deal.. prompting today's d-o-j filing. a spokesman for the city says officials have not seen the lawsuit.. and that they plan to comment tomorrow. two sheriff's deputies in maryland were killed in the line of duty today.. after authorities say shots were exchanged in and around a shopping center there. the shooting started inside a panera restaurant about 20 miles northeast of baltimore - after a deputy responded to a call about
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inside. investigators believe the deputy was targeted because of his uniform. a second deputy caught up with the suspect - who has since been identified as 67-year-old david brian evans and was wanted on several warrants - after he left the restaurant. they exchanged gunfire and evans was killed. both deputies were rushed to the hospital, but died from injuries sustained in the shooting. the slain officers were 30 and 16- year veterans of the agency. no bystanders were hurt. today the senate approved new sanctions against north korea. the sanctions are meant to punish the rogue nation for recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests... as well as for their cyber- security attacks and human rights abuses. the bill passed with a unanimous vote today. senators ted cruz and marco rubio even took a break from the campaign trail to sign the bill. the legislation is now going to the house before it gets to president obama. still to come on channel 2 news
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casino is changing hands again. find out who's acquiring the property now. mike will have a look at your forecast after the break.... but first - the washoe county school board is taking steps to assure the public... that their money is being well spent. the change they just announced... after the break. "this is channel 2 news at 11, northern nevada's number one newscast, with arianna bennett, landon miller, sports with garrett dearborn and mike
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to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders -- a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. in school watch... the washoe county school district board of trustees announced it is forming a new oversight committee... for spending on school buildings. the district has been asking for years... for a source of funding to build new schools and ease overcrowding. and this move-- could help them get it. at a public meeting last week for the committee working to raise taxes for school buildings... there was a number of public commenters... who said they were fine with paying a small tax increase... but they were uncomfortable with entrusting that money to the
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they asked for a third party to manage and oversee that money... and the school board listened. angie: "our facilities people have been tremendous in terms of counting every nickel, watching every dollar, but this is just another level, because the community wants even greater transparency and more input, and we hear that." the capital funding protection committee... will be made of city and county leaders, building experts... and people from the community it will be responsible for overseeing the budget and any additional funding for school buildings... and for making recommendations on how to spend it. while the final authority to spend that money still lies with the school board... dr. taylor says it would be an extensive, and public process to go against the recommendations of the committee. "channel 2 news continues with chief meteorologist mike alger's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american
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very warm and dry conditions with variable cloudiness will continue through the weekend, with a record high temperature on friday a possibility. highs will climb into the mid-60s thursday and could reach 68 by friday, topping the old record by a degree. very slight cooling comes in over the weekend, but that will only drop the highs into the lower 60s. conditions stay dry into next week, but a couple of storm fronts seem ready to move through the region starting wednesday. very warm and dry conditions with variable cloudiness will continue through the weekend, with a record high temperature on friday a possibility. highs will climb into the mid-60s thursday and could reach 68 by
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by a degree. very slight cooling comes in over the weekend, but that will only drop the highs into the lower 60s. conditions stay dry into next week, but a couple of storm fronts seem ready to move through the region starting wednesday. very warm and dry conditions with variable cloudiness will continue through the weekend, with a record high temperature on friday a possibility. highs will climb into the mid-60s thursday and could reach 68 by friday, topping the old record by a degree. very slight cooling comes in over the weekend, but that will only drop the highs into the lower 60s. conditions stay dry into next week, but a couple of storm fronts seem ready to move through the region starting wednesday. very warm and dry conditions
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continue through the weekend, with a record high temperature on friday a possibility. highs will climb into the mid-60s thursday and could reach 68 by friday, topping the old record by a degree. very slight cooling comes in over the weekend, but that will only drop the highs into the lower 60s. conditions stay dry into next week, but a couple of storm fronts seem ready to move through the region starting wednesday.
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coming up - some of the nation's top medical professionals just asked for billions in funding to help fight the zika virus.. the same day a new case is announced
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in money watch tonight... the nugget casino in sparks has announced that marnell gaming is acquiring the property. marnell gaming currently owns two properties in laughlin down in clark county and plans to invest significant capital in the property, including buying new slot machines and renovating the nugget's west tower rooms. the transaction should be finalized by the second quarter of this year- if approved by the nevada gaming commission. the terms of the deal were not disclosed. in health watch... the country's
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before congress today to press for nearly two billion dollars in emergency aid to help combat the zika virus. eighty percent of people who get zika don't show symptoms... but the virus has been linked to a rare birth defect which causes head and brain abnormalities when pregnant women are infected. dr. tom frieden/director, cdc: "we're working around the clock to find out as much as we can as quickly as we can, to inform the public and to do everything we can do to reduce the risk to pregnant women." the c-d-c upgraded its emergency operations center to a level one status this week - freeing up hundreds more employees to combat the virus. there are now 67 reported cases in 19 states... the latest of which -- is a mild case -- reported in sacramento earlier today. coming up in sports, the wolf pack basketball team was looking for the regular season sweep of air force tonight, garrett
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"now, here's sports director garrett dearborn, with channel 2 sports" the wolf pack basketball team was looking for the regular season sweep of air force tonight...the falcons came into lawlor on a 2-game win streak. -the pack set the tone early on in this one up 4, cameron oliver pokes the ball away, dives for it and gets it to lindsey drew....to elijah foster....and he's got the big dunk...foster a career high 11 and pack was up 8-2. -and when things are going godd they're going good how about the big fella outside? cameron oliver with just his 6th three of the season he'd finish with 9- points and 10-rebounds...and nevada went into the lockerroom up 36-23 at the break. -to the second and marqueze coleman taking it inside with the miss but gets his own putback....marqueze well under his team leading 17-points per game...just 7 but it didn't matter too much tonight.
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off the bench this season dj fenner had a game high 18-points and 8 rebounds. nevada win's 72-52... uh really happy coming off a game we should've won at colorado state. to come back and win at home in the fashion we did. we're very excited for this win. you know it's a quick turnaround. so we celebrate but now we gotta get ready for fresno state this saturday. next up the pack hosts fresno state saturday. the wolf pack ladies were in colorado springs taking on air force....down 14 its stephanie schmid taking it inside for the basket...she had a game high 20- points and 4-steals but it wasn't enough the pack see's the falcons get their first win of the season 59-53....the pack is at fresno sunday. the wolf pack baseball team is
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has a new coach to start this one....dallas colodny caught up with the guys at practice. the wolf pack baseball team is less than 2 weeks from their first pitch of 2016... and aside from normal preseason workouts... the guys are adjusting to a new coaching staff featuring head coach tj bruce. "pretty challenging in a lot of aspects, but the players did a really nice job, they really competed. they are trying to learn the system and we are trying to learn them." "he is a great coach he really knows what he is talking about, so that is something to look forward to, he is a smart coach yea he knows exactly what he is doing so i am looking forward to it." "coach bruce has brought a lot of toughness and a lot of defensive success to this program we are looking forward to soaking that up from him." and bruce is no stranger to northern nevada. for the past 5 years he was an assistant at ucla under reno native and wolf pack alum john savage. "you know the last 5 years i
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lot about players and a lot of them in northern nevada and the best thing is he educated me and the first thing i did when we got here was to go out and try and lock down northern nevada." from reed high school to mcqueen high school there is lots of local talent on this years nevada wolf pack baseball team i spoke with the guys and they say they just love playing in front of their family and friends at nevada. "it means everything coming out year to year and have my friends and family support me. be able to hear them cheer for me in the stands is the best feeling." "i really enjoy it, it's fun. sometimes you take a step back and realize how fortunate you really are to be out here with this area, especially being so close to home." "honestly that was one of my biggest decisions coming here was to have my family so close and they can come watch me every game." the pack opens the season on february 19th in arizona against the northwestern wildcats... dallas colodny channel 2 sports.
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mike has a last check of your forecast-- continue through the weekend, with a record high temperature on friday a possibility. highs will climb into the mid-60s thursday and could reach 68 by friday, topping the old record couple of storm fronts seem ready to move through the region starting wednesday.
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